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Tributes Pour in for Terry Jones: “The Complete Renaissance Comedian”

After Terry Jones died Tuesday, tributes poured in from Michael Palin, John Cleese, Stephen Fry and more celebrities.

‘Vanity Fair’: TV Review

Olivia Cooke's Becky Sharp boosts this by-the-numbers treatment of William Makepeace Thackeray's oft-adapted novel 'Vanity Fair,' having its U.S. premiere on Amazon.

How Michael Palin Introduced North Korea to Monty Python

The much loved British funnyman and TV personality told the Edinburgh TV Festival about his new travel documentary set in the secluded country.

Monty Python Archive Unveils Unused ‘Holy Grail’ Sketches

A "Pink Knight" who demands that King Arthur give him a kiss and an entirely different, and more expensive, ending have been unearthed in Michael Palin's script notes that are part of his archive.

Michael Palin Heads to North Korea in TV Travel Doc

Two years in the making, the series saw the Monty Python legend visit the country just as the historic meeting between north and south took place.

Russia’s Communist Party Demands Ban of Armando Iannucci’s ‘Death of Stalin’

The culture ministry will scrutinize the movie to determine if it should be banned in Russia.

Terry Jones Receives BAFTA in First Public Appearance Since Dementia Diagnosis

Jones' son was in tears as he read a speech on behalf of the legendary Monty Python member.

Armando Iannucci Talks ‘Death of Stalin’ and Telling ‘Veep’ Team to “Just Assume I’m Dead”

Rupert Friend has joined the all-star cast of the 'Veep' creator's second feature, a comedy set in the immediate aftermath of Joseph Stalin's fatal stroke in 1953, which starts shooting Monday.

Cannes: Armando Iannucci’s Satire ‘Death of Stalin’ Enlists Jeffrey Tambor, Steve Buscemi

Olga Kurylenko, Michael Palin and Timothy Dalton are also in advanced discussions to join the film.

‘Absolutely Anything’: Film Review

Simon Pegg plays a schoolteacher with God-like powers in this sci-fi comedy, which also features vocal performances from the Monty Python team and Robin Williams.

Tribeca: Monty Python Members Play Musical Chairs With John Oliver

"John, I'm sorry about your career. It was going so well. You were doing so f—ing great until you fell for this offer," Eric Idle told the 'Last Week Tonight' host as he gamely moderated a Q&A full of silly gags.

Michael Palin Claims John Cleese Was “Difficult,” ‘Monty Python’ Unlikely to Re-form

"There were difficulties every now and then between those who had higher expectations of life, and those of us at the humbler end of the writing spectrum."